camping crew.

camping crew.

I couldn’t live where there were no trees; something vital in me would starve. Lucy Maud Montgomery It was a wonderful weekend to be out camping and we were blessed with another excellent Kenai Lake trip with our dear friends, the Turners and the Burtch’s. Ben and I geared up headed down. We were met […]

Fall in love with life…

Fall in love with life…

With an undefended heart, we can fall in love with life over and over every day. We can become children of wonder, grateful to be walking on earth, grateful to belong to each other and to all of creation. We can find our true refuge in every moment, in every breath. Tara Brach What an […]

camping blessings.

camping blessings.

It finally arrived… Summer! And Camping! And Smores! I could seriously almost not wait for this campout to come. I was like a kid on Christmas morning! Hurry up and get here! And it arrived, and came, and went, and was glorious, absolutely wonderful fun. This is Sam’s pre-game nap. Anyway, we loaded up and […]

reds, relaxing, and the river.

reds, relaxing, and the river.

Yesterday, we met up with the Grahams at the Kenai Lake put-in in Cooper Landing. We loaded up Happy Adventure, our NRS Otter, for a day on the river. We fished, relaxed, laughed, and unloaded our stresses. We planned for a rainy day but the day was brilliant. Hot and sunny. Cloudy and breezy. And […]

the first of the fish.

the first of the fish.

On Tuesday, we ditched unpacking, painting, coordinating, and organizing, in favor of fishing, rafting, and relaxing. We loaded up Ben, Dad, Ruby and myself and set sail for the first run of reds on the Kenai. A trip we have been blessed to do many times before. Each one perfect and full of lovely memories. […]